Other Professional Development Opportunities

To list your upcoming  professional development
opportunity on this page contact the director of member services.

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Symposiums, and Intensives

2017 Urban Bush Women Summer Leadership Institute

Location: New York, NY
Dates: July 28 - August 6, 2017
Application Deadline: March 6, 2017

The Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) is Urban Bush Women (UBW)'s annual 10-day intensive that serves as the foundation for all of UBW’s community engagement activities. SLI builds the global network of community arts practitioners by connecting dance professionals and community-based artists in a learning experience that leverages the arts as a vehicle for social activism and civic engagement. SLI was begun in 1997 and formalized as an annual UBW program in 2004. This year's theme will be "You, Me, We - Understanding Internalized Racial Oppression and How it Manifests in Our Artistic Community." For more information and how to apply click here.

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American Dance Abroad: Pitchbook: Volume III

Application Deadline: April 1, 2017

Pitchbook, American Dance Abroad’s publication of new works by US choreographers, is open for submissions through April 1, 2017. Pitchbook: Volume III will feature 10 dance projects that have premiered since July 1, 2016 or will premiere before June 30, 2018Pitchbook is available through print and digital formats, and will be distributed by American Dance Abroad to international programmers at marketplaces and professional gatherings. For more information or to apply, click here

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CityDance Summer Intensive

Location: Washington, DC
Audition Date: February 25, 2017

Spend six dynamic weeks studying with directors and artists from Dance Theatre of Harlem and Koresh Dance Company; CityDance's master Vaganova teachers Stanislav Issaev and Ludmila Morkovina; international guest artists, Alex Neoral, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and Vladimir Angelov; and award-winning contemporary choreographers such as CityDance's Choreographer-in-Residence Robert J. Priore. 

Intensives are ideal for dancers ages 9-19 interested in a challenging exploration of classical and contemporary training with daily classes in ballet, pointe, pas de deux, modern, contemporary, jazz, and African. Other activities may include masterclasses with guest artists, choreography workshops, and participation in culminating performances. For more information, click here

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Giordano Dance Chicago Workshop 2017

Location: Chicago, IL 

Giordano Dance Chicago Workshop 
June 11-16, 2016
Giordano Technique, repertoire, related content, and more specifically designed to address the career and training needs of all participants.

Teacher Trainning - Nan Giordano Certification ProgramSM  
June 17 - 19, 2017
For professional dance educators ages 20+, the NGCPSM gives you the materials and the know-how to energize your students with the essentials of American jazz dance.

For more information click here

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Professional Development Institute of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
's Professional Development Institute events are for all educators, dance teachers and generalists, as well as teaching artists and pre-service students interested in developing their dance education curricula.

Upcoming Workshops: 

  • Introduction to Dance Integration
    • March 10, 2017
  • BrainDance and Brain-Compatible Dance Education
    • February 23, 2017 & February 24, 2017
  • Choreographer Spotlight: Nacho Duato
    • March 11, 2017
  • Hip-Hop 101
    • March 4 - 25, 2017
  • Summer Dance Educator Intensive
    • August 21 - 25, 2017

For more information and how to register click here

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Texas Ballet Theatre School Summer Intensive

Intensive Location: Fort Worth Texas
Intensive Dates: June 26 - July 28, 2017

Texas Ballet Theater School offers both a five week program (June 26 – July 28) and three week program (June 26 – July 15) for intermediate through pre-professional students. Held on the campus of Texas Christian University, our intensive focuses on classical ballet technique, with elective classes in jazz, modern, pas de deux, and Pilates. Students participating in the full five week program will perform in a Final Showcase Performance and may be considered for Texas Ballet Theater School’s year-round Professional Division, as well as Trainee and Apprentice positions with the Company. Audition tour and program information can be found here

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* postings updated as of February 22, 2017.